I run my own Amazon EC2 Instance. Why? Because, I’m a geek who likes to own his own data. Furthermore, I don’t need any hand holding or restrictions on what plugins I can install. If something breaks? No worries. I A) have backups B) can read C) Google Continue reading “WordPress with Apache 2.4 and PHP 5.5. Plus, goodbye APC and MySQL”
After I dumped my database and blew up my site, I wanted to resurrect my most popular content.
I needed to setup 301 redirects so both users and Google could find my (old) content in it’s (new) location. Here is a snippet of my .htaccess file.
Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS was released and that meant it was time to upgrade my Ubuntu EC2 instances from 11.10 to 12.04.1 LTS. Continue reading “[Safely] Update an Ubuntu EC2 instance on Amazon AWS”
My brother called to talk about moving his company’s web development and testing environment in-house. They had already downloaded Ubuntu, but didn’t know how to get Apache, MySQL, or PHP installed. I sent him one command and 5 minutes later, they had a fully functional LAMP stack running.
Here was my setup on an Amazon Medium Instance using APC: Continue reading “The Perfect APC Configuration”